Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

News of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's surprise 2018 midterm primary win of New York's 14th congressional district surprised politicos and ushered in a wave of wins for Democrats on election day. Commonly referred to as AOC, Ocasio-Cortez was born October 13, 1989 in the Bronx, New York. Her progressive platform and social media following has made her one of the most popular members of the Democratic Party. She has been a vocal supporter of Medicare for All, the Green New Deal and other progressive agenda items.